December 8, 2022

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ARTS/ Unique Recruitment Opportunity for Emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Workers

Supported by the Queensland Government Department of Employment, Small Business & Training (forming part of the Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative), the training program will enhance the skills of aspiring and emerging Aboriginal & Torres Straits Islander arts workers.

Since its inception 13 years ago, the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) has been a platform for establishing and supporting the careers of countless artist and performers. CIAF’s commitment to artistic excellence is expanding, to include a focus on the careers of those who work behind the scenes in the arts industry.

Supported by the Queensland Government Department of Employment, Small Business & Training (forming part of the Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative), the training program will enhance the skills of aspiring and emerging Aboriginal & Torres Straits Islander arts workers.

Commencing 14 March 2022, over a six month paid traineeship, four successful participants of a new trainee program will learn all facts of learning skills from four key departments of CIAF, with their time at CIAF culminating in a Certificate I in Business.

Applications Should Include:


Cover letter: A brief letter detailing one’s experience, area of interest, contact details, town and suburb of residence, and/or personal statement.

All applications should be emailed to the Training Project Manager, Megsi O’Toole, at projectmanager@ciaf.com.au

Should you require more information about traineeship on offer prior to submitting an application, please email Megsi O’Toole, or call the CIAF the office on: (07) 4252 6312


ALL APPLICATIONS ARE DUE IN BY THE 14 FEBUARY AND APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THE OUTCOME OF THEIR APPLICATION BY THE 28 FEBUARY.